Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 185449
FC5test3 fails to install on IBM X60 Thinkpad
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:27 EST
Description of problem: install fails on IBM ThinkPad X60 with an error message
of "install exited abnormally"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Turn on IBM X60 Thinkpad
2.Boot either in graphics or in text
3.See error message of "install exited abnormally" after "Running anaconda, the
Fedora Core Installer - please wait.
Is this with a USB CD drive? Can you try with a later devel tree to see if it
Yes, this was with a USB DVD drive. I experienced the problem with both a DVD
install and with a CD network install. I used the 4.92 devel tree iso images.
Where can I can anything more recent than that?
I should point out that FC4 installed on this laptop just fine. Since I noticed
someone with a mini-mac complaining of something similar, the thought occurs to
me that perhaps this is all related to the fact to the CPU is core duo.
USB cd drive stuff is fixed post-test3. There's the devel tree or at this
point, you can wait until Monday
I don't see how this could be related to USB cd drive. When I try the network
install, everything works fine until it gets to anaconda. It gets anaconda over
the network, and from that point on the USB cd drive is irrelevant.
We still do device probing, see the USB cd drive and dereference a null pointer
due to a bug in kudzu.
You can delete this bug report. The released version of FC5 installed just fine.
(now if only I can figure out how to do a complete install with a single check